Practice Areas: Appellate

Appellate practice starts at the trial court level by preserving issues for appeal and framing arguments to be addressed by the appellate courts.  Once on appeal, our experience crafting persuasive briefs and delivering effective oral arguments can be outcome determinative as to whether an adverse ruling is overturned or a favorable one preserved.

 

Iowa Supreme Court Holds Board of Medicine’s Correspondence cannot impose discipline without a finding of Probable Cause

Following a Board of Medicine investigation into an emergency room physician after the death of a patient in his care, the physician voluntarily ceased practicing medicine.  The Board closed its investigation without a finding of probable cause that the physician had violated any rule or standard of practice, which is a prerequisite to imposing discipline. […]

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